Administrative Assistant Ii

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$36,133.55 - $60,223.28 Annually
Posted
Sep 25, 2021
Closes
Oct 02, 2021
Ref
21-01991
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Provides administrative and technical support to the Confinement Branch of the Sheriff's Office. The position serves as a point of contact in the public lobby of the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center. The incumbent will respond to general inquiries both in person and by phone.

Schedule: Standard M-F, 8 hours/day.

The assigned functional areas of this position are: General Administrative, Office Management and/or Customer Service.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

Scheduling & Coordinating for Others
Notifies all participants of meetings and other functions in advance;
Schedules routine meetings.

Communication
Produces and electronically distributes simple documents (e.g., flyers).

Receptionist/Public Contact
Refers calls;
Greet visitors;
Gives standard information in response to phone or in-person inquiries;
Acts as back up to other administrative positions.

Word Processing/Typing
Keys/types form letters, labels, simple documents and correspondence;
Proofs spelling.

Information Systems/Software
Performs data entry into multiple screens.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)

Knowledge
Knowledge of a variety of standard office procedures;
Knowledge of specific unit terminology;
Knowledge of work done in related departments.

Communication
Ability to read and comprehend relevant documents.

Information Abilities
Ability to process and integrate simple data.

Interpersonal Abilities
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both external
and internal contacts.

Purchasing and Accounting
Ability to perform inquiries in Purchasing/Logistics Enterprise Resource Planning systems and/or Financial Enterprise Resource Planning systems.

Personnel and Payroll
Understanding of the basic PRISM functions;
Ability to perform inquiries (e.g., check personnel data) in Human Capital Management Enterprise Resource Planning system.

Word Processing/Typing
Basic skills in the use of Microsoft Word.

PC Skills
Basic skills in the use of applicable Microsoft software.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation and one year of experience providing administrative support in the assigned functional area(s).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Three of experience in providing exceptional customer service both in-person and by telephone.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and other computer based systems.
  • Ability to function both independently and in a team environment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, p olygraph exam, and psychological exam to the satisfaction of the employer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Duties are primarily sedentary.
  • Performed in a normal office environment.
  • Must be able to enter data into a computer and retrieve it.
  • All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview; may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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